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Document Details


Title: Interview of Thyra Pearson by Nancy Dallett, December 17, 1985
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S9259-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pearson, Thyra, 1909-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 11-Mar-1909
Speaker place of birth: Sweden; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Tradesman
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 17-Dec-1985
Interviewer: Dallet, Nancy, fl. 1989
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Europe; Illinois; North America; North Dakota; Sweden; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Europe; Illinois; North America; North Dakota; Sweden; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Absent fathers; Acquaintances; Apartments; Citizenship; Communities; Cooking; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Farming; Grandparents; Immigration and emigration; Life Styles; Military; Military careers; Mothers; Ocean voyages; Politics; Relationships; Ships; Swedish people; Trains; Transportation; Travel; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027824-30101